[R] Fonts and Line widths in boxplot
ReddinM at prose.dpi.qld.gov.au
Mon Jul 17 07:23:19 CEST 2000
> Hi All R guru's,
> A couple of simple questions which I cannot find answers to in "an
> introduction to R" or in the reference manuals.
> I am running R on Win95, and have plotted up quite a nice box and whisker
> boxplot(Al,Fe,OC,pH, range=0,xaxis=FALSE,
> ylab="Proportion of Unirigated Soil
> The problems are these, how do I change the line width (lines are all too
> light). I have attempted putting lwd=2 or something higher inside the
> boxplot statement....
> which it swallows without any complaints...it just doesn't seem to change
> anything, either on the screen or when printed out.
> Second problem, I find that the text quality when I export to a PNG file
> is pretty bad...not good enough for publication.
> I thought that I might be able to get HErshey fonts to improve this...but
> can't get them to work.
> Final question: I cannot get R to swallow the addition of
> a font.lab(xxx,xxx) statement in the boxplot function......how do I get it
> to use Sans Serif, and produce high quality output? How do I use the
> font.lab command and the related commands.
> Thanks for your help. It looks like a nice package from what I have seen
> so far, so I'm keen to learn to
> use it.
> Matt Redding
> Soil Scientist
> Intensive Livestock Environmental Management-Research
> Department of Primary Industries, Queensland
> Australia. ph 61 7 46 881372
> fax 61 7 46 881192
> reddinm at dpi.qld.gov.au
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